Clinical Fellowships That Help You Achieve More


Genentech's Clinical Research Fellowship programs offer third- and fourth-year Fellows with a passion for clinical research the crucial experience they need to transform knowledge into practice.

A world leader in clinical research, Genentech has generated large clinical databases from multiple randomized clinical trials and registries. Your own exceptional talents can help take us further, building on this data while giving you the opportunities you're seeking to propel your career.

Delivering superior clinical research requires close collaborations between academic and industry professionals. Our Fellowship programs in Oncology, Immunology, Ophthalmology, Pulmonary medicine and other specialty areas allow you to benefit from this collaboration, as you work directly with top institutions and physicians to strengthen our commitment to developing innovative new therapeutics.

Program Details

As a clinical fellow, you will:

  • Be exposed to Phase I through Phase IV clinical studies for primary Genentech compounds;
  • Be involved with pre- and post-marketing clinical programs, including registry data management and analysis;
  • Interact with key external experts and clinical investigators;
  • Participate in key clinical strategy, implementation and molecule management meetings;
  • Assist in the decision-making surrounding therapeutic candidates coming into clinical development and mechanism-of-action studies leading to potential diagnostics for existing and planned clinical development;
  • Provide subject matter expertise to business development teams and clinical expertise for operational teams;
  • Participate in and prepare abstracts and presentations for key external conferences;

Clinical Fellows are expected to:

  • Secure a mentor from their academic institution (if applicable);
  • Design a clinical research project in their area of interest;
  • Complete the research project within the one-year program;
  • Contribute to abstracts or manuscripts for publication;
  • Participate in relevant internal and external Genentech meetings;
  • Participate in one half-day of patient care responsibilities.

At the conclusion of their one-year fellowship, participants will be requested to present their data to an internal peer review group.

Elegibility & Application Process